Biology Research Assistant - Ref.: IOB019


The Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant to join the group of Botond Roska.
The group aims at understanding vision and its diseases and at designing new therapies to restore vision. The research assistant will collaborate with postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers. Main work will be lab management, histology, molecular biology and animal work.
IOB is a research institute combining basic and clinical research. Its mission is to drive innovations in understanding vision and its diseases and develop new therapies for vision loss. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your abilities challenged, and your knowledge expanded.

Your position

  • Lab management, organization and ordering
  • Breeding and genotyping of mice
  • Vector construction and molecular cloning
  • Tissue cryosectioning, immunohistochemistry and fluorescent microscopy

Your profile

  • Biology lab assistant (or equivalent education) with several years of experience or Bachelor's/Master's Degree (or equivalent) in molecular biology or related field
  • Relevant work experience with lab management and animal work
  • Independence in the planning, realization, analysis and troubleshooting of standard molecular biology experiments
  • Enthusiasm to establish and optimize new protocols and techniques
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and skilled with computers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, both in English and German

We offer you

  • Highly competitive conditions in a dynamic and international research community in Basel
  • IOB is an equal-opportunity employer with family-friendly work policies

Application / Contact
Interested candidates should submit their application documents as a single PDF file to by April 30th, 2019. Please indicate the position you are applying for by writing the reference number (IOB019)
on the subject line.

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